Looking for purpose and meaning in the profession? Three designers tell their stories of finding joy and inspiration by helping others.
By Wanda Lau
Many people pursue architecture with the intention to enter the nonprofit sector and help those who need it most. But then something detracts them, whether it be student loans or a promising job offer—fair enough. For those who still hear the call to action, opportunities with a number of nonprofit and humanitarian organizations worldwide are abundant. And the experience will likely benefit them as much as it does the beneficiaries of their work. Below, three individuals who have embarked on the path of humanitarian design—Jesús Porras Montesino, Carly Althoff, and Catherine Callaway, AIA—describe the moment they realized the full impact of their service. This is the first of a three-part series compiling the personal journeys of architects and aspiring architects.
Read the Full Story HERE >>>> Source: Architect Magazine How Working with a Nonprofit Changed My View of Architecture